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Bankruptcy Trustee Compensation in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Talkov Law

Bankruptcy Trustee Compensation in Chapter 7 & 11

How Does a Bankruptcy Trustee Get Compensated in Chapter 7 and 11? Many bankruptcy creditors, debtors, interested parties and their attorneys in Chapter 7 bankruptcies fail to consider the incentives of the Bankruptcy Code as it relates to the compensation of the Chapter 7 Trustee. Understanding these incentives will help litigants navigate the path of … Read More

Bankruptcy Law Attorney California

Jevic Supreme Court Opinion Declares Priority Skipping Bankruptcy Settlements to be Unlawful, Casting Doubt on Priority-Skipping Bankruptcy Surcharges Under 11 U.S.C. 506(c)

The Supreme Court’s 2017 ruling in Jevic declared unlawful priority-skipping structured dismissals in Chapter 11 bankruptcies. This ruling calls into doubt the use of priority-skipping surcharge carve-outs under 11 U.S.C. Section 506(c).

Eviction Notice Landlord Tenant Unlawful Detainer Law

Amended Unlawful Detainer Complaint Cannot Allege a Post-Filing Three-Day Notice to Quit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Unlawful Detainer Laws Can be Strictly Enforced Against the Landlord ” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][vc_column_text]Unlawful detainer law is filled with pitfalls for the unwary. For example, if the landlord realizes after the unlawful detainer complaint has been filed that its three day notice is invalid, can it simply serve a new three day notice, then amend its … Read More

Real Estate Law

Corrective Deed of Trust in California- Is It Enforceable?

Title insurers often discover defects in transactions after escrow has closed. When this occurs, they regularly request that parties to a real estate transaction execute “corrective” trust deeds or grant deeds. However, parties should consult with counsel before doing so, as the title insurer may have a bigger problem on its hands than it is … Read More

Real Estate Law

The Trick to Recovering Partition Attorney’s Fees Against an Uncooperative Co-Tenant

How To Recover Attorney’s Fees in a Partition Act Co-ownership of real estate in California can be expensive when one co-owner, known in the law as a co-tenant, does not cooperate in the sale of the property. This often occurs when the uncooperative co-tenant is enjoying the benefits of a property without contributing to the … Read More

Non-Dischargeability IIntentional Fraudulent Transfer Bankruptcy California Law Attorney

Non-Dischargeability of Intentional Fraudulent Transfer

When an fraudulent transfer occurs before a debtor files for protection under the United States Bankruptcy Code, creditors must promptly protect their rights to ensure that the bankruptcy does not discharge the debtor’s liability for their fraudulent transfer or the underlying debt.

Real Estate Law

Escrows Can Be Negligent, Even While Following Escrow Instructions

California escrows perform an important role in modern real estate and business transactions. While escrow holders are not exempt from negligence, many escrows have made such an argument, contending that they cannot commit negligence so long as they follow the escrow instructions. One court summarily rejected the arguments of a “malfeasant escrow holder [that attempted] to … Read More

Warning: Email Wire Instruction Fraud Scam Hitting Real Estate Industry

Warning to the real estate industry: a widespread real estate fraud is currently underway that could cost you and your client tens, or even hundreds, of thousands of dollars. The Scam The scam is simple: the scammer obtains access to information concerning a pending real estate transaction, using this information to impersonate a party to … Read More

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